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Kandahar blast leaves eight civilians dead

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KABUL: At least eight civilians have lost their lives after a vehicle they were traveling in hit a roadside mine in southern Kandahar province on Monday morning, security officials said.

An anti-vehicle mine planted by terrorists on the roadside went off after a Datsun model vehicle passed the area at around 4:30am local time on Monday, Spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, Tariq Arian said.

He confirmed that eight civilians were killed in the blast.

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